updated 6/8/2011 4:17:25 PM ET 2011-06-08T20:17:25

NEENAH, Wisc., June 8, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plexus Corp. (Nasdaq:PLXS) is hosting a meeting on June 9, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois, to update investors on the Company and its strategy, growth initiatives and financial performance. The program will include presentations from Dean Foate, President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as other members of the Company's senior management team. The event, which runs from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Central Time (CT), is being held at the Westin Chicago North Shore in Wheeling, IL.

During the meeting, Plexus will confirm its prior fiscal third quarter guidance of revenue from $550 to $580 million and EPS, excluding any restructuring or similar charges, in the range of $0.52 to $0.57, including approximately $0.07 per share of stock-based compensation expense.

Individuals who are not able to attend the meeting in person will be able to view a webcast at: http://tinyurl.com/3wlyh9n . A replay of the presentations will be available at the Company's website: http://www.plexus.com/news.php until 11:59 p.m. CT on July 9, 2011.

About Plexus Corp. – The Product Realization Company

Plexus ( www.plexus.com ) delivers optimized Product Realization solutions through a unique Product Realization Value Stream service model. This customer focused services model seamlessly integrates innovative product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment, and sustaining services to deliver comprehensive end-to-end solutions for customers in the America, European and Asia-Pacific regions. 

Plexus is the industry leader in servicing mid-to-low volume, higher complexity customer programs characterized by unique flexibility, technology, quality and regulatory requirements. Award-winning customer service is provided to over 100 branded product companies in the Wireline/Networking, Wireless Infrastructure, Medical, Industrial/Commercial and Defense/Security/Aerospace market sectors.

The Plexus Corp. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=7065

Safe Harbor and Fair Disclosure Statement

The statements contained in this release which are guidance or which are not historical facts (such as statements in the future tense and statements including "believe," "expect," "intend," "plan," "anticipate," "goal," "target" and similar terms and concepts), including all discussions of periods which are not yet completed, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the risk of customer delays, changes, cancellations or forecast inaccuracies in both ongoing and new programs; the poor visibility of future orders, particularly in view of current economic conditions; the economic performance of the industries, sectors and customers we serve; the effects of the volume of revenue from certain sectors or programs on our margins in particular periods; our ability to secure new customers, maintain our current customer base and deliver product on a timely basis; the risk that our revenue and/or profits associated with customers who are acquired by third parties will be negatively affected; the particular risks relative to new customers, including our arrangements with The Coca-Cola Company, which risks include customer and other delays, start-up costs, potential inability to execute, the establishment of appropriate terms of agreements, and the lack of a track record of order volume and timing; the risks of concentration of work for certain customers; our ability to manage successfully a complex business model characterized by high customer and product mix, low volumes and demanding quality, regulatory, and other requirements; the risk that new program wins and/or customer demand may not result in the expected revenue or profitability; the fact that customer orders may not lead to long-term relationships; the effects of the current constrained supply environment, which has led and may continue to lead to periods of shortages and delays in obtaining components based on the lack of capacity at some of our suppliers to meet increased demand, or which may cause customers to increase forecasts and orders to secure raw material supply or result in our inability to secure raw materials required to complete product assemblies; raw materials and component cost fluctuations particularly due to sudden increases in customer demand; the risks associated with excess and obsolete inventory, including the risk that inventory purchased on behalf of our customers may not be consumed or otherwise paid for by customer resulting in an inventory write-off; the weakness of the global economy and the continuing instability of the global financial markets and banking system, including the potential inability of our customers or suppliers to access credit facilities; the effect of changes in the pricing and margins of products; the effect of start-up costs of new programs and facilities, including our recent and planned expansions, such as our new replacement facility in Oradea, Romania, and our plans to further expand in Penang, Malaysia, Darmstadt, Germany and Xiamen, China; the risk of unanticipated costs, unpaid duties and penalties related to an ongoing audit of our import compliance by U.S. Customs and Border Protection; possible unexpected costs and operating disruption in transitioning programs; the ability to execute the approved share repurchase program at the share price and in the timeframe we intend; the potential effect of fluctuations in the value of the currencies in which we transact business; the potential effect of world or local events or other events outside our control (such as drug cartel-related violence in Mexico, changes in oil prices, terrorism, war in the Middle East, and the earthquake and tsunami in Japan); the impact of increased competition; and other risks detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings (particularly in Part I, Item 1A of our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 2, 2010). 

CONTACT: Ginger Jones, Sr. Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
         920-751-5487 or ginger.jones@plexus.com

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